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Legal news from Sunday, June 25, 2017
by Meena Ansari

Cambodia's former head of state on Friday rejected charges of crimes against humanity in his UN-assisted tribunal. The 85-year-old Khieu Samphan, who was head of the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia, said the allegations were concocted by neighboring country Vietnam. Samphan denied knowing about the forced marriages, executions, and starvations that occurred during the regime and asserted …

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by Lars Peterson

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday rejected calls to cease Turkish military presence and close its military base in Qatar. He viewed these demand as disrespectful to Turkey. Additionally, President Erdogan claimed that the list of 13 demands imposed on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain were an unlawful interference …

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